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PRIDE CITY QUILT GUILD Minutes - 21 November 2022

Meeting called to order at 9:38 by Jill Jespersen. Minutes - Approved as published.
In-house by Mary Kay Witte

  • No in-house in December

  • 1. 3 bundles of 6 fat quarters in Christmas colors - Holly Vigil

  • 2. Light to attach to your machine with 2 Christmas charm packs - Cynthia

    Fuentes

  • 3. Christmas Snowman panel with a charm pack - Diane Behling

  • 4. Table Runner pattern with fabric - Diane May

  • 5. Night Before Christmas fabric book with a perfumed sachet - Brooke

    Smith (guest)

  • Allie Russell will take over In-House for next year.

    Treasurer's Report:

  • As of the end of September, the balances in our accounts: General Acct. - Start - 6853.79 End - $272.32, Quilt Show Acct. - $1289.11 End - $1078.65, Raffle Acct. $1041.86.

  • Proposed budget passed out and explained. Linda Pace moved to accept. Teresa Grice seconded. All signaled ayes. Budget was accepted.

    Committee Reports -

  • Welcome/Sunshine - 35 members today with 1 guest. Guest Brooke Smith. Drawing for one yard of fabric for wearing a name tag went to Becky Hedrick.

  • There was only one fat quarter brought in today. It was given back to Kay Loudenberry.

  • Cathy Ortega presented three pillowcases to use for the Quilts of Valor made by Barbara Bell and Esther Archuletta.

    Programs:

• Today - Assemble charity quilts

  • December - Luncheon featuring Collette's chicken and spaghetti. The meeting in December will start at 10:30 instead of 9:30. Food at 11:15. Beverly McCartee will play music.

  • Jan - Table of great prizes for show and tell.

  • Feb - Class on Camden bags. $10.00 fee for the class. There are small, medium, and large sizes. The class fee is $10.00. Missouri Star has the pattern and handle kit on sale this week for $10.00. The bottom of the bag can be made using Peltex 71F Ultra Firm Stabilizer.

  • Mar - Walking Foot Quilting class. $20 - $25 for the class.

  • April - Mrs. Moo on fabric painting with a Spring theme. She will prepare a fabric background. You will use ink pens to further embellish the fabric. Pattern $15.00, Ink Pens - $10.00 if you want to use her ink pens. She will accept cash only in the correct amount.

  • May - Chance Auction, Fabric Sale, Potluck

  • June - With Scrappy Ladies, City Beat, and Pueblo West Quilters, we will bring in Alice Ridge to present Circles and curves. There will be 10 seats per guild.

  • July - Courtney Cox with history of the Featherweight.

  • August - Carrie Nichols will present designing strip quilts.

    Quilt Show:

  • Registration forms will be available next month

  • Monday March 20th is the deadline for registration.

  • If you enter more than three items, please prioritize them in case we can only use three.

  • We will be collecting items for the Navajo quilt project. First Stitches will also collect for us. We need fabric, rotary cutters, rulers, scissors, pins, etc. Also sewing machines that are in really good shape.

  • We will have the Navajo Quilter Susan Hudson on April 1st. She is also a unique quilter from Sheep Springs, NM. Her quilting reflects the plight of the Navajo people. She will also collect for the Navajo Quilt Project.

  • There will again be kids' classes. The scavenger hunt will be on March 31st. We will have draw string bags with bean bags to be stuffed and sewn closed on April 7th.

  • There will be no demos.

  • White gloved ladies are encouraged to bring things they are working on. There will be sign up sheets in February. The green sheets, posters, and yard signs will also be available at that time.

  • Susan Hudson will be paid through the guild. If anyone decides to contribute towards her fee, they will be provided a receipt for tax deduction purposes.

  • The date for the show is March 30th through April 8th.

  • Carol Davis's book is here if anyone would like to sign it.

    Challenge Quilt:

  • The challenge quilt is to be no larger than 24" by 24".

  • The quilt is to tell your family story. Your family history, legacy, influences, etc.

  • Please bring your finished quilt to the March meeting.

  • Printable fabric is great for these things. For example June Taylor colorfast sew-in, Blumenthal craft photo fabric, EQ Inkjet fabric sheets, etc. Announcements:

  • Today was the last day to reserve for December luncheon. There was a sheet of paper on each table to get current telephone numbers for everyone in case of cancellation. There will be individually packaged chicken and mostaccioli from Collette's, cookies from Board Members, music, and games.

  • Almost all officers have agreed to stay on for another year. Jean moved and Carol seconded that we accept these officers. All agreed.

  • Allie Russell will do in-house next year

  • An anonymous donor delivered rolls of batting to Naoma and Holly. Nancy Shaw contacted the YWCA. They are now accepting twin size quits for their daycare center. Diane Sabus and Naoma Oneill have lots to give them. The Nurse Family Partnership still need quilts.

    Respectfully submitted, Mary Beth Shaufler